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Marguerite Henry

  • But some animals, like some men, leave a trail of glory behind them. They give their spirit to the place where they have lived, and remain forever a part of the rocks and streams and the wind and sky.

  • When Allah created the horse, he said to the wind, 'I will that a creature proceed from thee. Condense thyself.' And the wind condensed itself, and the result was the horse.

  • If you look close ... you can see that the wild critters have 'No Trespassing' signs tacked up on every pine tree.

  • Facts are fine, fer as they go ... but they're like water bugs skittering atop the water. Legends, now — they go deep down and bring up the heart of a story.

  • Mr. Cat knows that a whisker spied is not a whole mouse.

Marguerite Henry, U.S. writer

(1902 - 1997)

Full name: Marguerite Breithaup Henry.